Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Our exciting new NZTBA website is due to be launched in June 2016.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

Contact us:

PO Box 1058, Cambridge 3450, NZ

47 Alpha Street, Cambridge, 3450, NZ

Ph: (64 7) 827 7727 | Tollfree: 0508 222 202

Online Editor, Nicola Griffiths: nicola@nzthoroughbred.co.nz

Bevan arrives in Coolmore, Ireland ››
21 Jun 2016 | By Bevan Smith First blog from Ireland After a great time in Newmarket the Sunline Scholarship has brought me to the Emerald Isle and what a blast I have had so far.
United approach gets stable to memorable mark ››
20 Jun 2016 | By NZ Racing Desk  United approach gets stable to memorable mark Teamwork has been the key to Stephen Autridge and Jamie Richards sitting atop the national trainers’ premiership with a century of winners.
First Group One winner for Showcasing at Ascot ››
18 Jun 2016 | By Haunui Stud Three-year-old filly Quiet Reflection (GB) (Showcasing) provided a fantastic day of firsts at Royal Ascot overnight – the first Group One win for her sire, trainer Karl Burke and jockey, Dougie Costello.
Champion mare Horlicks produces another Group One winner for Graham de Grucy ››
15 Jun 2016 | By Michelle Saba Hawkes Bay breeder Graham de Gruchy is thrilled with the win of Sacred Elixir (Pour Moi[IRE]-Baltika) in the Group One JJ Aitkens Stakes, the latest Group One winner descended from his champion mare Horlicks.
Like Father Like Son for Cambridge Stud dynasty ››
14 Jun 2016 | By NZ Racing Desk  The stunning performance by three-year-old filly Provocative to claim Saturday’s Gr. 1 Queensland Oaks provided great cause for celebration at the home of her remarkable sire Zabeel.


Dates to remember:

Waikato Inter-Stud Pub Quiz
Thursday 23rd June 2016  6pm
The Boat Shed, Karapiro
Contact: Lisa Dunbar before 
17th June to book your team    
Ph:  021 404 680

Hawkes Bay/Poverty Bay Foal Walk
Sunday 3rd July 2016

Contact: Sharyn Craig for details
Ph: 06 8778 791
E: mike.sharyn@xtra.co.nz

Annual General Meeting
Tuesday 19th July 2016  4pm
The Onyx Cafe and Bar Meeting Room, 70 Alpha Street, Cambridge



The 2015 Stallion Register is now available & has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
  To receive your copy click here
to become a member. 




Hannah Mee, winner of the Keith & Faith Taylor Equine Scholarship arrives in Ireland

Read her blogs HERE>>


Bevan Smith, winner of the 2016 Sunline International Management Scholarship.

Read his blogs here >>


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